'Peru in 15 Days: Lima to Machu Picchu and Beyond'

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Explore Lima, the Ballestas Islands, the Nazca Lines, Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca, Cusco, and Machu Picchu on this 15-day journey through Peru.


  • Explore the historic center of Lima, including the Plaza Mayor
  • Discover the rich marine wildlife of the Ballestas Islands
  • Explore the colonial architecture of Arequipa


Day 1: Arrival in Lima Welcome to Lima! Upon arrival at the airport, you'll be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a relaxing evening in Peru's capital city. Day 2: Lima City Tour Explore Lima's historic center, including the Plaza Mayor, Government Palace, and Cathedral. Visit the San Francisco Monastery and its catacombs, then stroll through the Barranco and Miraflores districts. Day 3: Lima to Paracas Travel to Paracas by bus and visit the Ballestas Islands, home to diverse marine wildlife. Explore the Paracas National Reserve and enjoy the coastal scenery. Day 4: Paracas to Nazca Take a bus to Nazca and visit the Nazca Lines, mysterious geoglyphs etched into the desert floor. Explore the nearby Chauchilla Cemetery and learn about ancient Nazca culture. Day 5: Nazca to Arequipa Fly over the Nazca Lines for a bird's eye view of the ancient drawings. Then, travel by bus to Arequipa, known for its stunning architecture and volcanic landscapes. Day 6: Arequipa City Tour Discover Arequipa's colonial architecture, including the Santa Catalina Monastery and Plaza de Armas. Enjoy views of the Misti Volcano and explore the city's charming streets. Day 7: Arequipa to Colca Canyon Travel to the Colca Canyon, one of the world's deepest canyons. Visit the Cruz del Condor viewpoint to see the Andean condors soaring overhead. Day 8: Colca Canyon to Puno Explore more of the Colca Canyon and visit traditional villages along the way. Then, travel to Puno, located on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Day 9: Lake Titicaca Tour Take a boat tour of Lake Titicaca and visit the floating islands of the Uros people. Explore Taquile Island and learn about the local culture and traditions. Day 10: Puno to Cusco Travel by bus from Puno to Cusco, stopping at scenic viewpoints along the way. Arrive in Cusco, the historic capital of the Inca Empire. Day 11: Cusco City Tour Discover Cusco's historic center, including the Plaza de Armas, Cathedral, and Qoricancha. Visit nearby Inca ruins such as Sacsayhuaman and Tambomachay. Day 12: Sacred Valley Tour Explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas, visiting Pisac Market and Ollantaytambo. Learn about Andean culture and enjoy the stunning mountain scenery. Day 13: Machu Picchu Take a train to Machu Picchu and explore this ancient Inca citadel. Learn about its history and significance, then return to Cusco in the evening. Day 14: Free Day in Cusco Enjoy a free day in Cusco to relax or explore the city further. Optional activities include visiting local markets or museums. Day 15: Departure from Cusco Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. Bid farewell to Peru with memories of a lifetime.


All transfers: Hotels - airports - Hotels, Hotels - bus terminal - hotels, hotels - train stations - hotels. All the entrance tickets to the tourist attractions to visit: including 2 entrance tickets for the Inca citadel of Machupichu plus two round trip bus tickets for the first and second day. Professional Guide in the language you prefer. (English / Spanish) First day or second day in Machupicchu Airline ticket: Cusco - Lima. Travel by bus from Lima to Paracas Tour to the Enigmatic Nazca Lines 40 minutes (depending on time). Travel by bus from Nazca to Arequipa. City tour in Arequipa. Tour to the Colca Canyon (one of the deepest canyon in the world), reserve of Vicuñas and Chivay. Tour to the Colca Canyon, Cruz del Cóndor View of Condors and Return to Arequipa. Tour to the Titicaca Lake (the Sacred Lake of the Incas), Floating Island of Uros, Taquile.

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